Iowa Law Enforcement Academy

Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council

 
NameTitleAgency AffiliationLaw Enforcement ServiceRepresentingTerm Ending
Brian Gardner, Chair

Sheriff

Linn County Sheriff's Office

with Law Enforcement since 1980 Sheriff since 2009

Sheriff's Office from County with Population Over 50,000

April 30, 2021

Chad Leonard

Sheriff

Dallas County Sheriff's Office

with Law Enforcement since 1996 Sheriff since 2007

Sheriff's Office from County with Population Over 50,000

April 30, 2025

Kevin Pals

Sheriff

Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office

with Law Enforcement since 1982 Sheriff since 2001

Sheriff's Office from County with Population Under 50,000

April 30, 2021

James Steinkeuhler

Sheriff

Crawford County Sheriff's Office

with Law Enforcement since 2000 Sheriff since 2009

Sheriff's Office from County with Population Under 50,000

April 30, 2025

Timothy J. Carmody, Vice Chair

Chief

Council Bluffs Police Department

with Law Enforcement since 1983 Chief since 2010

Police Department from City with Population Over 50,000

April 30, 2023

Sadie Weekley

Lieutenant

Marshalltown Police Department

with Law Enforcement since 2005

Police Department from City with Population Under 50,000

April 30, 2024

Nathan Fulk

Colonel

Iowa State Patrol

with Law Enforcement Since 1997

Iowa Dept. of Public Safety

April 30, 2024

David Lorenzen

Chief

Iowa D.O.T. Motor Vehicle Enforcement

with Department since 1978

Iowa Dept. of Transportation

April 30, 2023 

Diane Venenga

Chief

North Liberty Police Department

with Department since 1995

Iowa Police Chiefs Association

April 30, 2024

Tiffany Creekmur

Lieutenant

Mason City Police Department

with Department since 1996

 Iowa Peace Officers Association

April 30, 2022

Melissa Henderson

Police Officer

Cedar Rapids Police Department

with Department since 1994

Iowa State Police Association

April 30, 2025

Jana Abens

Captain

Polk County Sheriff's Office

with Department since 1998

Iowa State Sheriff's and Deputy's Association

April 30, 2023

Gene Beinke

Citizen

None

Retired Chief of Clinton Police Department, with Law Enforcement since 1970

Citizens of Iowa

April 30, 2022

Ricardo Martinez II

Public Safety Director

Nevada Police Department

with Law Enforcement since 1985 Chief since 2011

Citizens of Iowa

April 30, 2022

Vickie Long Hill

Citizen

None

NA

Citizens of Iowa

April 30, 2025

Senator Chris Cournoyer

Senator: Le Claire, IA

Iowa Senate: Dist. 49

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 Non-Voting

Ex-Officio, Jan. 8, 2023

Senator Kevin Kinney

Senator: Oxford, IA

Iowa Senate: Dist. 39  

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 Non-Voting

 Ex-Officio, Jan. 8, 2023

Representative 

Representative: 

Iowa House of Representatives Dist.

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 Non-Voting

Ex-Officio, Jan. 8, 20

Representative Henry Stone

Representative: Forest City

Iowa House of Representatives Dist. 07

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 Non-Voting

Ex-Officio, Jan. 8, 2023

Robert DeWitt

Special Agent

F.B.I.

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 Non-Voting

Ex-Officio

Matthew A. Roberts

Resident Agent-in-Charge

D.E.A.

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 Non-Voting

Ex-Officio

Jesse Ramirez

Assistant Attorney General

State of Iowa

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 Non-Voting

Legal Counsel 

 
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